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Mill Steel Co. Appoints Seasoned Commercial Salesmen to Expand into Other Coated Flat-rolled Customer Segments
August 01, 2016 8:54

Mill Steel Co., one of the nation's largest distributors of flat-rolled carbon steel, is pleased to announce the addition of Sales Account Managers, Jeff Goode and Mike Polansky, to its Building Products Division commercial team. The appointment of Goode and Polansky will be a key factor in Mill Steel expanding its product offerings into the painted and corrosion resistant entry-overhead door and canopy markets.

Combined, Goode and Polansky, bring over 65 years of experience in the painted metals market from an impressive tenure with other steel service center groups serving these customer segments. Each have a unique skillset, but both share the ability to build solid commercial relationships and consistently deliver the high-touch service Mill Steel prides itself on.

As part of this expansion Mill Steel will establish a commercial sales office in Atlanta, GA and have the ability to service customers in the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Mid-South and Southern United States with the support of Mill Steel’s network of processing and stocking locations.

Mill Steel Senior Vice President, CFO and COO, Eric Lambert, said, “Mill Steel has a very robust book of business amid the building products and painted metals sector, of which, we saw an opportunity to continue the Company’s further expansion into new painted metal customer segments with the addition of Mike and Jeff. We look forward to expanding our product breadth and are excited to welcome them to the team.”

Mill Steel will continue to be an industry leader among the building products and construction markets, providing innovative product offerings from the Valspar, PPG, AkzoNobel and Beckers paint systems.

Mill Steel Co. Hires Seasoned Commercial Expert Chad Hull to Expand into New Painted Market Segments
July 27, 2016 11:02

Mill Steel Co., one of the nation's largest distributors of flat-rolled carbon steel, is pleased to announce the addition of Chad Hull as its Sales Manager of Architectural and Standing Seam Products. Hull will be key in directing Mill Steel’s expansion to the painted architectural and standing seam markets within the company’s Building Products Division.

Hull comes to Mill Steel with over 20 years of experience in the pre-painted coil and standing seam industry. With an impressive history of managing commercial activities and relationships, Hull demonstrates the ability to consistently deliver the high-touch customer service Mill Steel prides itself on. In addition, he brings extensive knowledge and expertise in the manufacturing equipment, roll-forming and specifications of the architectural panel and standing-seam coated metals industry.

Equally as valuable is Hull’s reputation of mentoring and relationship building, which correlates perfectly with Mill Steel’s people first culture. Two of Hull’s personal mottos, reliability and accountability, are key values Mill Steel centers its business around.

Mill Steel Building Products Sales Manager, Heath Buller, comments, “We are very excited to welcome Chad to the team. He brings a wealth of knowledge in this industry to Mill Steel and there is no doubt in my mind that he will excel at taking our Building Products Division to new heights.”

Along with this growth into new markets, Mill Steel will continue to support its current customers with the Valspar, PPG and AkzoNobel paint systems. Furthermore, Hull’s expertise coupled with Mill Steel’s in-house slitting capabilities, vast North American distribution network and well established reputation for quality products, will enhance its ability to provide quality products and service to the markets it serves.

Mill Steel’s Building Products Division Now Offers DURASTAR® ULTRA-COOL® Coatings by PPG
July 27, 2016 9:29

PPG and Mill Steel have announced that Mill Steel will stock, market and sell DURASTAR® ULTRA-COOL® silicone-modified polyester (SMP) coatings by PPG to building product manufacturers. Click here to learn more…

Mill Steel Co. named as a West Michigan 2016 Best & Brightest Company to Work For!
April 14, 2016 7:58

Mill Steel Company has been awarded as one of West Michigan’s 2016 Best & Brightest Companies to work for by the Michigan Business and Professional Association (MBPA). This award is presented to more than 100 West Michigan organizations that are recognized for their best practices in human resources and a commitment to employee enrichment. This is Mill Steel’s 12th year receiving this recognition!

“Profitability and stability is essential for businesses in today’s economic climate. Companies that recognize that their employees are the key to their success achieve staying power,” commented Jennifer Kluge, president of MBPA. “Our 2016 winners create their human resource standards to ensure employee satisfaction and they set standards for every business to aspire toward.”

This year’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For will be honored on May 5th in Grand Rapids at the JW Marriott. The region’s winners will also compete for 12 elite awards and a Best of the Best Overall award, which will be presented during the annual symposium.

Thank you to all the associates that completed a survey this year – it was their feedback that got us this recognition!

Mill Steel Co. Named a Finalist in Platts Global Metals Awards
April 14, 2016 12:00

For the third year in a row, Mill Steel has been announced as a finalist in the Platts Global Metals Awards! This program recognizes companies from around the world in over a dozen categories, which highlight corporate and individual innovation, leadership, and superior performance across the entire industry. Mill Steel was recognized in the Physical Metals Service Provider of the Year category. The finalists are judged by an independent panel of international experts, with a background and experience in regulation, corporate leadership, trading, and technology. Winners will be revealed on May 19th at a black tie event in London.

The Physical Metals Service Provider of the Year award recognizes service providers that add value to their links in the commodities chain on a daily basis, by offering superior customer service, consistently meeting quality targets and delivery deadlines and exhibiting a commitment to both safety and the bottom line. Among key characteristics, judges will also value inventory turns that significantly outpace those of their peers.


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